Meet Alpharetta GA Dentist Office Staff

Jenny Paola Hurtado graduated as a dental assistant with expanded duties in 2010. She gained experience in endodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, and developed a great joy for cosmetic dentistry.
She went back to school and graduated as a Dental Hygienist in June 2019. Jenny was awarded the Golden Scaler from Hu-Friedy as top clinician for her talent and skills.
Her proficiency and knowledge make an exceptional combination to render treatment for the entire family.
Jenny has always had a passion for helping others and as a dental hygienist she enjoys working one on one with each patient to make their experience an educational and pleasant one. During her free time she enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family.


Natalya Alpert attended the University of Buffalo where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. Natalya has been in the dental field for over 13 years. She started as a dental assistant where she quickly became passionate about dentistry. Her passion inspired her to further her education by becoming a Dental Hygienist, entering the dental hygiene program at Fortis College. There, she earned her Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene, graduating with honors.

Natalya is a gifted patient educator and very passionate about helping people understand the importance of their oral health. She is quick to make patients feel at ease by building confidence, trust, and friendship with each patient. She is committed to educating patients on their individual needs.

Natalya resides in Horseshoe Bend with her husband Justin, daughter Celia, son Benjamin, and dog Koogle. Natalya enjoys spending time with family and friends and trying new restaurants.


Lorena Ventura attended the Georgia School of Dental Assisting in Roswell where she completed her training as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She absolutely loves helping others improve their smile. Lorena is currently expanding her education at Georgia State University to become a Dental Hygienist.

Lorena loves spending time with her baby boy Adriel and her family. She also enjoys cake decorating and playing soccer during her free time. Lorena always takes time to make sure that her patients are completely comfortable and understand their dental procedures thoroughly.


Kathy Fernicola attended the Bryman Academy focusing on dental office management. She is a “Jersey Girl” who recently moved to the Georgia area, after spending the last three years in Southern California, very happy to be back on the east coast.

Kathy has been in the dental field managing dental offices for twenty-five plus years. She is passionate about customer service and dentistry, loves building relationships and is always available to answer your scheduling, billing or insurance questions.

Kathy and her family love to travel and see the world. She has two children, son Steven who lives with his wife Alice and pup Henry in New York and daughter Jessica who lives in California. Kathy and her husband Rich are busy every weekend exploring Georgia and enjoying their lake house.


Barbara Halpern has been a patient of Dr. Angie since she began practicing. She graduated with a major in Economics and a minor in Marketing from Florida International University. Patients enjoy her South African accent, as well as her calm demeanor and smiling, friendly face which puts them at ease.  She brings her years of sales and customer service experience to our practice. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, volunteering, flower arranging, and reading wellness, design and cooking blogs.


Sally Conroy is part of our marketing team and front office staff. She graduated from Georgia State in 2000 with a degree in Environmental Science. Sally resides in Johns Creek with her husband Sean and daughters Anna and Lily. She is currently talking classes at Metro Atlanta Seminary and in her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing tennis.


Cheryl Porombo attended the University of Georgia and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Masters in Accountancy. She earned her CPA license in the states of Tennessee and Georgia. After many years of focusing primarily on raising kids and teaching online accounting classes part-time, she joined our staff in 2019 to help with in-house accounting. Cheryl and her family enjoy traveling and that led her to also start a travel business in 2018. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, going for long walks and cheering on her kids in their sports.